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Brashard Smith

position

Wide Receiver

Height

5-10

Weight

196 lbs.

Class

Junior

Hometown

Richmond Heights, Fla.

High School

Miami Palmetto

Twitter

@brashards

Instagram

@_brashard_

 

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Brashard Smith - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 All-ACC, Second Team (specialist)
2023 All-ACC, Honorable Mention (all-purpose)

2023 (Junior): Saw action in all 12 games and made four starts during regular season…Earned All-ACC second-team honors as return specialist and All-ACC honorable mention recognition as all-purpose player…Ranked second on team in all-purpose yards with 979…Totaled 132 rushing yards, 263 receiving yards and 579 kick return yards…Ranked fifth in country in kickoff return average (29.0) during regular season…Started and caught one pass in season-opening win over Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1)…Returned kickoff 98 yards for touchdown in win over No. 23 Texas A&M (Sept. 9)…Hauled in three passes for 55 yards and one touchdown in win over Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Made one catch for 28 yards and had 31-yard kickoff return in win at Temple (Sept. 23)…Had three catches for 90 yards including season-long 54-yard grab with one touchdown at North Carolina (Oct. 14), finishing with season-high 168 all-purpose yards…Had 80-yard touchdown rush, five catches and 27-yard kickoff return in 2OT win over Clemson (Oct. 21)…Had 150 all-purpose yards vs. Tigers…Had 41-yard kickoff return at NC State (Nov. 4)…Had one rush, two catches and two kickoff returns at Florida State (Nov. 11)…Totaled 101 all-purpose yards vs. Louisville, finishing with one rushing touchdown, three catches and two kickoff returns for 45 yards…Had two kickoff returns at Boston College (Nov. 24).

 2022 (Sophomore): Saw action in 11 games and made six starts as one of offense’s top contributors…Ranked third on team in all-purpose yards with 599…Finished second on team with 33 catches totaling 308 yards, which was third-most…Had long catch of 30 yards…Saw action in season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept.3), catching two passes for 12 yards…Finished with four receptions for 53 yards, including season-long 30-yard-long reception, and 7-yard carry in win over Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Totaled 14 yards on three catches at Texas A&M (Sept. 17) after earning first start of career…Totaled 27 yards on three catches and 39 yards on one kick return against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Caught five passes for 59 yards and logged 6-yard punt return against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Caught six passes for 76 yards and returned two punts for 13 yards in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Notched 16 yards on two passes and 54 yards on two kickoff returns in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Caught two passes and added 37 yards on two kick returns, with long mark of 23 yards, against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Rushed for nine yards on one carry, caught four passes for 37 yards and had kick return for 19 yards in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Had two kick returns for 58 yards, with long of 37, at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Caught two passes for nine yards and returned three kickoffs for 43 yards, including long of 32 yards, against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

2021 (True Freshman): Saw action in 11 games in first season…Totaled 368 all-purpose yards in first season – 199 receiving, 23 rushing and 147 on kickoff returns…Caught 14 passes including two touchdowns, with long touchdown of 75 yards…Made career debut in win over Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Saw time against Michigan State (Sept. 18)…Enjoyed breakout game in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25), catching five passes for 91 yards, including 75-yard touchdown, in win over Blue Devils…Had 8-yard reception against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Caught one pass at North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Saw time in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Returned three kicks and caught one pass in victory at Pittsburgh (Oct. 30)…Had one reception in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Played against Florida State (Nov. 13)…Scored second touchdown of the year and totaled 90 receiving yards on two catches in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Scored on 75-yard touchdown reception versus Hokies…Caught one pass and had one rushing attempt in regular season finale at Duke (Nov. 27).

High School: A consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals…Ranked the No. 158 overall player in the Rivals Top 250… Rated the No. 24 wide receiver nationally and No. 25 player in Florida by Rivals…Listed as the No. 193 player in the 247Sports Top247…Ranked the No. 29 wide receiver in the country and No. 24 player in Florida by 247Sports…Rated the No. 62 wide receiver nationally and No. 64 player in Florida by ESPN…Selected to the Under Armour All-America Game and the U.S. Army All-American Bowl…As a junior, caught 36 passes for 628 yards and 13 touchdowns…High school teammate of fellow #2rings1chain signee Leonard Taylor…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Boston College, Cincinnati, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, LSU, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Penn State, Pitt, South Carolina, USF, Syracuse, Tennessee, Washington State and West Virginia, among others. 

Personal: Intends to major in liberal arts.